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  • Reign take two in NWSL college draft, deal for defender
    PHILADELPHIA (January 18, 2018) – Seattle Reign FC has selected two players in the 2018 National Women’s Soccer League College Draft: Ally Haran and Celia Jimenez Delgado. Reign FC received the 25th overall pick along with defender Yael Averbuch from Utah Royals FC in exchange for midfielder Diana Matheson. Seattle selected Haran with that pick.... Continue Reading →
  • 2017 Fall Soccer All State Teams announced by WSSCA
    Here are the All State teams in Washington for Fall 2017 as voted on by the Washington State Soccer Coaches Association (WSSCA).  Class 4A MVP – Maddie Kemp – Camas Coach of the Year – Tom Bunnell – Issaquah First Team Forwards – Maddie Kemp, Jr. Camas; Summer Yates, Sr. Chiawana; Jadyn Edwards, Sr.Jackson; Mariah Van Halm, Sr. Issaquah.  Midfielders – Claudia Longo, Sr. Issaquah; Meredith Udovich, Soph. Puyallup; Chase... Continue Reading →
  • Former MLS player Logan Emory new Head Coach of Vancouver Victory
    by Matthew Lacy for V2FC.com VANCOUVER, WA— Logan Emory is taking the helm as the new Vancouver Victory head coach for this 2018 season. “I want to win.” says Coach Emory. “I do not take this lightly.” Emory is a thoughtful practitioner of the game who combines what he sees as two minds on the... Continue Reading →
  • Alex Roldan eager to join brothers Cristian, Cesar in MLS | Pro Soccer USA
    Oh brother, does Alex Roldan want to become an MLS star. In fact, his brother’s stardom has motivated him in his progression through the soccer ranks to the 2018 MLS Player Combine. Source: Alex Roldan eager to join brothers Cristian, Cesar in MLS | Pro Soccer USA Cristian Roldan, a rising star for the powerhouse... Continue Reading →
  • NWSL to feature 24-match season in 2018
    SEATTLE (January 16, 2018) – The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced today the league will play a 24-game schedule for the 2018 NWSL season. For the second-consecutive season, and third time overall, NWSL teams will play 12-home and 12-away regular-season games. The 2018 preseason training camps will begin on Monday, February 19 while the... Continue Reading →
  • OSA Soccer Group (Seattle) to participate with Italian coaches at national convention
    SEATTLE, WA— OSA Soccer Group (Seattle) announces its participation to the United Soccer Coaches Convention that will take place in Philadelphia on January 17-21. OSA Soccer Group is also proud to announce the presence, for the first time ever, of AIAC, the Italian Soccer Coaches Association. The most important Italian coaches will be available to... Continue Reading →
  • Seattle Afrikan Premier League produces week two excitement
    KENT, WA— The second-ever weekend of play in the Seattle Afrikan Premier League saw three matches played at Hogan Park in Kent. Esperance FC took over the top of the table with a 3-1 win over Blackstars FC. Two new clubs made their debut in a scorching 5-3 match that saw Red Sea FC outscore... Continue Reading →
  • From Ghana to Seattle: Love of soccer and people continues to motivate Issah Agyeman
    Photographer Quinn Width has been shooting the new Seattle Afrikan Premier League for goalWA.net. This time we get a treat as she picks up her pen and shares a visit she had with the league’s founder. Follow SAPL news via our goalWA.net category for the league. by Quinn Width Since the founding of the team... Continue Reading →
  • MLS Enters Esports, Launches eMLS FIFA 18 League With EA Sports
    MLS is diving into esports, creating eMLS in partnership with EA Sports as a league for top players to compete in FIFA 18. Source: MLS Enters Esports, Launches eMLS FIFA 18 League With EA Sports MLS setting up a competitive gaming league follows the lead of a number of soccer leagues that have already done... Continue Reading →
  • Stars romp over Turlock Express
    KENT, WA- The Tacoma Stars (6-7) used a Nick Perera hat trick to convincingly defeat the Turlock Express (2-12) 10-3 to close out a three game in four day stretch. 2,634 fans turned out to Accesso ShoWare Center see the Stars have their biggest offensive night of the season. After a scoreless first quarter which... Continue Reading →
  • Next in Vancouver Victory FC’s new era: Tuesday’s head coach announcement
    VANCOUVER, WA— Vancouver Victory Football Club was born in the late summer of 2013 when Barrett Goddard applied to join the Evergreen Premier League for its inaugural 2014 season. Goddard had been involved in soccer for much of his life and was making a dream come true by founding his own club. “One reason I’m... Continue Reading →
  • Job Opening: Men’s soccer head coach at SPSCC
    South Puget Sound Community College is recruiting for the position of Head Coach for Intercollegiate Men’s Soccer.  The Head coach provides leadership to the Men’s Soccer program and conducts the program in accordance with the NWAC and college rules and regulations. This position reports to the Director of Athletics and is part time. A flexible... Continue Reading →
  • WISL Update: Olympic, Tacoma earn important playoff race wins
    Olympic Force-8 Snohomish Skyhawks-5 The Olympic Force (2-3-0) used a 4-goal performance from Colin Ralston to top the Snohomish Skyhawks (2-4-0) 8-5 on January 13, 2018 at the Snohomish Soccer Dome. The match was 4-3 in favor of the Force at half time and then the visitors outscored the home side 3-0 in the third... Continue Reading →
  • U.S. Soccer to honor Hope Solo for 200th Cap
    CHICAGO (Jan. 11, 2018) – U.S. Soccer will honor legendary goalkeeper Hope Solo for her 200th cap prior to the U.S. Women’s National Team match against Denmark on Jan. 21 at San Diego Country Credit Union Stadium in San Diego, California. The match will kick off at 4:30 p.m. PT (ESPN2). Hailed as the best... Continue Reading →
  • Crossfire’s Korede Osundina called into U.S. Youth National Team
    REDMOND, WA—A forward on the Crossfire Premier Boys U-14 DA team (2004 birth year), Korede Osundina has been called into the U.S. Under-15 Boys National Team by Head Coach Dave van den Bergh. Osundina will join the team for their upcoming training camp in Sunrise, FL, from January 13-20. As a player at Crossfire Premier... Continue Reading →
  • Washington Timbers FC youth hire Robin Bostwick as new Technical Director
    VANCOUVER, WA—The Washington Timbers are excited to announce Robin Bostwick will be joining the club as our new Technical Director on February 1st. Robin comes to the club from BSC Oregon where he served as the Development Academy Director overseeing all player, team, and coach development aspects of the Development Academy Program: U12-U14. Robin holds... Continue Reading →
  • Machine House taproom will be E Jefferson neighborhood pub with cask ales and football on the telly
    CAPITOL HILL—If you want to do it right — create your own cask ales, “served through beer engines and at cellar temperature” — you’re going to have to do it yourself. Georgetown-born Machine House Brewery is building a cozy tap room and soccer pub to showcase its English-style beers amid the growing food and drink... Continue Reading →
  • THINK TANK FC: Should your club be about more than “just soccer?”
    Think Tank FC talks about running adult soccer clubs at the elite / semi-pro level in the state of Washington and the Northwest. David Falk is the Media Director for the Evergreen Premier League, Western Indoor Soccer League and Northwest Premier League. He founded soccer news website goalWA.net in 2011. by David Falk It must be tempting to stick to... Continue Reading →
  • Shadow’s Espinoza headed to NPSL Showcase for pro opportunities
    SPOKANE, WA—Two-year Spokane Shadow First Team player Eric Espinoza is headed to the National Premier Soccer League Player Showcase this weekend, January 13-15, in Florida with hopes of landing further opportunities with professional clubs. Espinoza, also a standout at Whitworth University, was among the 17 players named to the West Region team for the upcoming... Continue Reading →
  • Seattle Sounders hire former United States international, MLS great Preki as assistant coach
    The Seattle Sounders hired Predrag “Preki” Radosavljevič on Friday as an assistant to Head Coach Brian Schmetzer. Preki joins current assistants Gonzalo Pineda, Djimi Traore and Tommy Dutra. Preki brings a wealth of international and domestic experience as a player and a coach to Seattle and bolsters what was already one of the best assistant... Continue Reading →